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Name: MENTANA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/12/1884
Completed: 01/1885
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 547
Dimensions: 1664grt, 1068nrt, 266.5 x 36.3 x 16.8ft
Engines: C2cyl (32 & 60 x 39ins), 150nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 91483
History:
01/1885 Scott Brothers, Newcastle
13/05/1891 Sank
Comments: 13/05/1891: Sank after a collision with German ss FRIED KRUPP when
16 miles off Ouessant on a voyage from Newcastle to Genoa with coal.